Collections Online

Welcome to the Maryland Historical Society’s Collections Online Database. Browse through both Museum Department collections and the Special Collections Department of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library by subject or by medium. Here you will see paintings, photographs, manuscripts, decorative arts pieces, lithographs, and more.

With well over one million items housed at MdHS, this database contains merely a fraction of what can be found in the combined collections. Information contained in the records of the Collections Online Database is subject to change as a result of ongoing research.

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Browse by subject using these links or enter a term in the search boxes below (scroll down for results):

American Civil WarAfrican American HistoryPhotographs
War of 1812Women's HistoryBenjamin Henry Latrobe
PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Eutaw Street, Business, Business and industry, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Street scenes
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Eutaw Street looking north from Baltimore Street. Shows Cole and Company, Hippodrome Theatre, China Land, Brager, Kelley's Seafood, Cummins Brothers, Eutaw Loan Office, Hugh Lyons and Company, pedestrians, streetcar lines.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: [email protected]
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1925
1994.42.041


Downtown, Baltimore (Md.), Buildings, Structures, Business, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Government facilities, Urban Landscape, Landscape, Street scenes, Aerial views, Photographs, Aerial Photographs, Architecture, Banks and banking
Mettee, Holmes I. (1881-1947)
Baltimore Trust Company building. Corner of East Baltimore Street and Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Photograph by Holmes I. Mettee, not dated. Tenants include the Baltimore Trust Company, Maryland Public Works Administration, Maryland National Bank, and Bank of America. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
Not dated
MC8722 .14


Banks and banking, Street scenes, Automobiles, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Fidelity Trust Company Building. 210 North Charles Street, Baltimore. Northwest corner of Charles Street and Lexington Street. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.051


Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Monuments, Fraternal organizations, Baltimore (Md.), Rowhouses, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Unidentified photographer
Thomas Wildey Odd Fellows Monument. North Broadway and East Fayette Street, Baltimore. Shows rowhouses and snow. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920
1995.62.034


North Charles Street, Business, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Bonwit Lennon and Company building. 222 North Charles Street, Baltimore. Ladies specialty store. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.047


Banks and banking, Business, East Redwood Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Baltimore Stock Exchange. 210 East Redwood Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.048


Hotel, Monuments, Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Place, Charles Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. 700 block, North Charles Street, Baltimore, at Mount Vernon Place. Shows Mount Vernon Methodist Church, Stafford Apartments, Abell House, and Roger Brooke Taney Monument. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.049


Street scenes, Banks and banking, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
First National Bank Building. 18 Light Street, Baltimore. Southwest corner of Light Street and Redwood Street, Baltimore. Also shows the Meyer Seed Company and Oriole Cafeteria. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.050


Banks and banking, Business, Business and industry, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Central Savings Bank. 1-3 East Lexington Street, Baltimore. Southeast corner Charles Street and Lexington Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.046


Street scenes, Business and Industry, Automobiles, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Industrial Building. 501 East Preston Street, Baltimore. Shows automobiles and truck. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.043


Street scenes, Banks and banking, South Gay Street, Water Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
National Marine Bank. 33 South Gay Street, Baltimore. Northeast corner of Water Street. Shows painted sign for Headley Chocolate Company. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.044


Banks and banking, St. Paul Street, Business, Business and industry, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Chesapeake Bank Building. 7 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.045


Railroads, Trains, City Jail, Street scenes, The Fallsway, Madison Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Maryland Penitentiary, Baltimore. The Fallsway at Madison Street. Shows railroad train yard. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.035


Lexington Street, Markets, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Lexington Market. Shows outdoor vendors and patrons. Signs in background: Dimling's Groceteria and Great China Tea Company. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.036


Harbor, Water, Business and industry, East Pratt Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Candler Building. 700-720 East Pratt Street, Baltimore. Burrough Brothers Manufacturing Company. Shows Coca-Cola signs and boats in harbor. Previously used as the location of the Coca-Cola Company's Baltimore offices and plant. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.037


Business, Business and industry, Automobiles, Horse-drawn wagons, Harbor, Street scenes, Water, Hotel, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Elevated street and harbor view. Shows automobiles, horse-drawn wagons, auction mart, Keystone Electric Company, New Fountain Hotel (122 East Pratt Street), Neudecker Tobacco Company, American Oil Company. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.038


Apartment buildings, horse-drawn wagons, Street scene, West Franklin Street, Charles Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
The Rochambeau Apartments. 1 West Franklin Street, Baltimore. Southwest corner of Charles Street and Franklin Street. Shows automobiles, horse-drawn carriage. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.039


Government facilities, St. Paul Street, Saratoga Street, Street scenes, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. State Board of Labor and Statistics building. 300 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Corner of St. Paul Street and Saratoga Street. Previously housed the Maryland Historical Society. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. No use or reproduction without permission. For more information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.040


Lafayette, marquis de, Washington Monument, Monuments, Mount Vernon, Charles Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Street scene. Charles Street at Mount Vernon Place. Shows George Washington Monument, Marquis de Lafayette Monument, fountain, automobiles, Stafford Apartments. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print. Note: 1995.26.29 is the same image.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.028


Cemeteries, East North Avenue, Rose Street, Photographs, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection
Unidentified photographer
Baltimore Cemetery entrance. 2500 East North Avenue, Baltimore, at Rose Street. Shows snow. Unidentified photographer, ca. 1920-1930. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact [email protected]
ca. 1920-1930
1995.62.030